Cafe Lucca

106 N. Glassell St.
Orange, CA 92866
Best Of


  • Sun, Sat 7:30pm-9pm, Mon-Fri 7am-9pm
  • $
  • Kid Friendly, Order Online, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
  • No Alcohol
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Gourmet paninis are the jewels here, from hot sopresata and pepper-studded mortadella glued together by provolone and luscious red pepper pesto to a chocolate rendition for the Waldorf set. But also content yourself with the wondrous gelatos: 16 separate flavors constructed daily with just water, sugar and fruit-no preservatives, chemicals or other artificial gunk. Each flavor not only tastes like its corresponding fruit, but also leaps onto the tongue: furious, refreshing, delicious.

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  • Drown Your Sorrows: Affogato at Cafe Lucca
    Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. by Dave Lieberman

    Cafe Lucca in Old Town Orange--which is not to be confused with Lucca Cafe, a Cal-Italian restaurant in Irvine's Quail Hill--was our pick for Best Gelato in OC Weekly's Best of 2009. The prices haven't changed, and the gelato is sti...

  • Gelato to the Rescue!
    Thursday, July 27, 2006 at 3 p.m.

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